Episode 2 of Wahoo’s ‘Open The Highway’ collection seems to be again on the trials and tribulations in girls’s bike racing, and gives a considerate roadmap for its future.
“The lads’s facet of the game has seen groups spend more cash and use extra sources than ever earlier than,” explains biking professional Marianne Martin. “The girls’s facet of the game has not stored tempo.”
However are the tides handing over girls’s biking? With the addition of the ladies’s World Tour in 2016, the ladies’s Paris-Roubaix in 2021, and now the return of the ladies’s Tour de France in 2022, ahead progress is at an all-time excessive. This form of momentum, nevertheless, doesn’t keep itself.
In accordance with Martin, “It’s the accountability of every rider, race organizer, and the followers to see the change by means of, to play their half within the progress and development of the game we’re all obsessed with.”
Check out this transient documentary from Wahoo. And, for a good deeper dive, tune into “A Temporary Historical past of Girls’s Bike Racing.”
Runtime: 15.5 minutes